Ted Williams

1918 - 2002

Ted Williams

Theodore Samuel Williams (August 30, 1918 – July 5, 2002) was an American professional baseball player and manager. He played his entire 19-year Major League Baseball (MLB) career as a left fielder for the Boston Red Sox from 1939 to 1960; his career was interrupted by military service during World War II and the Korean War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ted Williams has received more than 3,240,353 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 10th most popular baseball player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 3.2M

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  • 49.30

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  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.77

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.23

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among baseball players, Ted Williams ranks 10 out of 36Before him are Lou Gehrig, Sadaharu Oh, Hank Aaron, Ichiro Suzuki, Ty Cobb, and Mickey Mantle. After him are Yogi Berra, Roberto Clemente, Sandy Koufax, Willie Mays, Barry Bonds, and Alex Rodriguez.

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Among people born in 1918, Ted Williams ranks 137Before him are Josef Bradl, Hella Haasse, Jelle Zijlstra, Ajahn Chah, Ted Post, and Oles Honchar. After him are Abraham Robinson, Dave Bartholomew, Brenda Milner, Art Carney, Alfredo Ovando Candía, and Cameron Mitchell. Among people deceased in 2002, Ted Williams ranks 132Before him are Mamo Wolde, Michel Henry, Lawrence Tierney, Branko Stanković, Yousuf Karsh, and Herb Ritts. After him are John Cocke, Eusebio Tejera, André Clot, Daniel Gélin, Marion Dönhoff, and Tinus Osendarp.

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Among people born in United States, Ted Williams ranks 3,763 out of 12,171Before him are L. Sprague de Camp (1907), George Dewey (1837), Willa Cather (1873), Alvin York (1887), George Raft (1901), and Otis Rush (1934). After him are Harley Race (1943), Annette O'Toole (1952), Grace Moore (1898), Jim Reeves (1923), Eddie Guerrero (1967), and David Cassidy (1950).